Standing proudly on Main Street in Penn Yan is the anchor building of the Yates County History Center, the Oliver House Museum, one of three buildings comprising the YCHC. The Center, formerly Yates County Genealogical & Historical Society, is one of the oldest in NYS, has been actively collecting, preserving and interpreting history since 1860. Continue reading about us...

Open Tuesday - Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Take a look at some of our favorite links.

Little Chapel On The Mount

If you know a good web site that we should include on this page, e-mail us with your suggestions.

Abraham Wagener House


Arts Center of Yates County

Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet

Dundee Area Historical Society

Glenn H. Curtiss Museum

A Guide to Researching the History of a House by HomeAdvisor

FamilySearch - Swann Vital Records Collection, 1723-2009

Finger Lakes Tourism Alliance

Finger Lakes Boating Museum

Geneva Historical Society

Keuka Outlet Trail

Museum Association of New York

Naples Historical Society

NYS Historic Newspapers - repository for YCHC historic newspaper

New York Council of the Arts

New York State Archives

Ontario County Historical Society

Penn Yan Express

Penn Yan Public Library

Prattsburg Historical Society

Robert Green Ingersoll Birthplace Museum

Sampson Theatre

Schuyler County Historical Society

Steuben County Historical Society

Swann Vital Records Collection, 1723 - 2009

Town of Gorham Historical Society

Tyrone History

Village of Penn Yan Historic Preservation Commission

US Automobile Museums Map

Ward / Blakesley Ancestry

Yates County Chamber of Commerce

Yates County Historian's Page

Yates County NYGenWeb

Open Tuesday - Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
107 Chapel Street, Penn Yan, NY 14527
Phone 315.536.7318 | Fax 315.536.0976
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